Missile Test a Success

KAUAI (KHNL) - A missle launch test off the Garden Isle is  a success.

The Department of Defense conducted its latest launch  off the coast of Kauai late Friday afternoon.

The test involved intercepting and destroying a test missile launched from a moving platform at sea.

The missile system helps the military track and  intercept short and long-range missiles.

This is the ninth time the military has successfully shot down a missile from a ship at sea.